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Today's News

  • Marksmen outserve Bosse

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong serving by MaKaylee Buntin and Morgan Schuetter helped Tell City beat Bosse 25-13, 16-25, 25-11, 25-15 in volleyball Tuesday.
    Schuetter served 19 points, including five aces.
    Buntin served 10 points at a crucial point in the first game.
    Tell City led only 11-9 in that game when she went back to serve. She served the next 10 points to give the Marksmen a safe 21-9 lead.
    She served two consecutive aces in the middle of that streak.

  • Plans in place for Sept. 9 torch visit

    ‘Happy Birthday, Indiana’ signs to line route from St. Croix to Troy

    By VINCE LUECKE

    Editor

     

    PERRY COUNTY – Indiana’s bicentennial torch will cross Perry County via car, train and bicycle ... and the fleet feet of runners and walkers next Friday, Sept. 9. The public is invited to cheer on the 26 people who will carry the torch during the three hours or so it will be in the county.

  • A dam big job

     

     

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

  • Interest building in City Hall Park concert

    PERRY COUNTY – Meal tickets for a farm-to-table dinner that will seat guests on the middle of Tell City’s Main Street are sold out but there will still be plenty to see and do on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 24, including a concert by a leading regional Christian musical group.

  • St. Meinrad man charged with battering girlfriend

    ST. MEINRAD – A Spencer County man was jailed after a Saturday morning argument became physical, Indiana State Police said.

    Around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Spencer County Emergency Dispatch received a report from a female who said she had been severely battered by her boyfriend and was being held against her will inside a Saint Meinrad residence.

  • Aleris to merge with Chinese firm

    LEWISPORT, Ky. – The parent company of Aleris Corp., which operates a plant in Lewisport, Ky., has been sold in principle in a deal worth $2.33 billion. Zhongwang USA LLC announced Monday the company has entered into a agreement to acquire the global producer of aluminum rolled products.

    The company’s workforce includes Perry County residents.

    The transaction is expected to be finalized in early 2017, following regulatory approvals and closing conditions.

  • Beau Henry Vaal

    Sara and Chad Vaal of St. Meinrad announce the birth of their son, Beau Henry Vaal. He was born July 7, 2016, at 5:09 a.m. at Memorial Hospital, in Jasper. He weighed 8 pounds and 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

    Beau was welcomed home by siblings, Lane, 5 and Anna, 3. The mother is the former Sara Schaefer.

    Maternal grandparents are Doris and Randy Schaefer of St. Meinrad. Paternal grandparents are Mary Jo and Marvin Vaal of St. Meinrad.

  • Faulkenberg retires from PCMH after half century of service

    TELL CITY – A half century of tradition at Perry County Memorial Hospital ended this week with the retirement of Sue Faulkenberg.

    Friends and coworkers gathered for a farewell celebration Aug. 26 to say their goodbyes to Faulkenberg who is stepping away from the her position at the hospital after 50 years of service.

  • Honeybee fall management workshop Sept. 15

    PERRY COUNTY – On Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. Bill Gibson and other experienced beekeepers will discuss constructing candy boards, fall mite treatments, and feeding bees.  

    The meeting will include demonstrations and time for question and answer. Whether you are an experienced beekeeper or a “New bee” there will be valuable information for you. All beekeepers and prospective beekeepers are invited to attend. We always enjoy chatting about bees after the end of the official meeting, so please bring a snack to share.

  • Blues on the Rock returning to Rockport Sunday

    ROCKPORT – The River Basin Blues Society and Rockport Parks Board are proud to herald the return of Blues on the Rock in Rockport’s City Park Sunday, Sept. 4. Last year’s event drew a crowd of around 500 blues fans and talented musicians from across the area, The new Rockport tradition will feature a host of talented blues bands, various vendors and a beer and wine garden to help area residents get the most out of the coming Labor Day weekend.